Sport at John McGlashan

Sport and cultural activities are seen as a major part of a student’s life at John McGlashan College.  Sport is encouraged for students in Years 7-13, as are the interhouse haka, singing, athletics, swimming and cross-country events.  Staff try to cater for a wide variety of interests and abilities and encourage both elite performance and enthusiastic involvement.  John McGlashan College has a proud history and strength in both sport and the performing arts.  They are seen as an important part of the College and contribute much to the culture and experience that is John McGlashan College.

All students from Year 9 through to Year 13 are encouraged to take part in at least one summer and one winter sport or activity.  If they choose an activity that runs for the whole year, they should also take part in at least one other activity in either summer or winter.


Sport director: Mr Carruthers

Phone: 021 924 714



St Andrew's College Sporting Exchange, under stormy skies

Yes, the weather was wet and cold, but the welcome was warm and the friendship which developed was worth getting damp for.

Posted: Friday March 24, 2017

Dunedin Primary and Intermediate Triathlon Championships

John McGlashan College students compete in the Dunedin Primary and Intermediate Triathlon Championships.  

Posted: Wednesday March 22, 2017

Otago Secondary School Athletics Championships

John McGlashan College boys had a successful weekend at the Otago Secondary School Athletics Championships.

Posted: Monday March 13, 2017

Kids with killer kicks!

Since last year, Riley and Keegan Hall have been teaching a karate class for children in the John McGlashan College gym on Sundays. 

Posted: Wednesday March 1, 2017